Archaeology and the Social History of Ships / Edition 2

Archaeology and the Social History of Ships / Edition 2

by Richard A. Gould
     
 

A review of underwater archaeology offering a clear exposition of new developments in undersea technologies.See more details below

Overview

A review of underwater archaeology offering a clear exposition of new developments in undersea technologies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521125628
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/29/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: toward a higher standard; 1. Interpreting the underwater archaeological record; 2. Underwater archaeology: the state of the art; 3. Ships and shipwrecks: basic mechanics; 4. The archaeology of small watercraft; 5. The earliest ships; 6. Shipwrecks and our understanding of ancient trade; 7. Sailing ships of the Middle Ages; 8. Ships of the great age of sail; 9. From sail to steam in maritime commerce; 10. New technologies and naval warfare; 11. The archaeology of maritime infrastructure; 12. The future of shipwreck archaeology.

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